Mountain Brahmagiri (Abode of Lord Shiva)
In all 12 participants from various countries participated in the Yoga Therapy Training
Course from 1st September to 30th September 2004, all participants successfully
completed the course. All the students secured first class.
First rank was Ms. Samantha Duggal from India, second rank was Ms. Sara Rosie from Italy, the third rank was shared between Ms. Anna Wan from UK and Ms. Adriana da Cunha from Brazil.
The course was a success under the able guidance of Yogacharya Vishwas Mandlik; his inspiration was always a motivating factor for all the participants and teachers as well. Also he was very much appreciated as a Yoga Asana Teacher, Mrs. Pallavi Deshpande was co teacher to Yogacharya Vishwas Mandlik, Mrs. Dr. Vidya Deshpande was Coordinator for Examination. Mr. Yogesh Shastri was Public Relations Officer; Ms. Pallavi Deshpande was Resident Officer for Therapy Course.
Various lectures were delivered, prominently by Yogacharya Vishwas Mandlik on Yogic Concepts, Dr.Prafulla Dorle on Anatomy and Physiology, Dr. Vikas Gogate on Digestive Disorders, Dr.Ashutosh Yardi on Ayurveda, Dr. Sarang Rahalkar on Hypertension, Dr. Ramesh Mantri on Spine Problems, Mr.Gandhar Mandlik on Stress, Dr Gauri Karandikar on MC problems, Dr. Prakash Joshi on Acidity, Dr. Jayant Sohoni on Heart Diseases, Dr. Hemant Kotwal on Radiology and Sonography, Dr. Lalita Joshi on Pathology, Mr.Gandhar Mandlik on Swara Yoga, Mantra Yoga et al. The new ashram proved to be an inspiring place for the course, the natural surroundings, mountain range, and beautiful climate was the perfect environment for Yoga Course.